MIT vs. WPI in the DARPA Robotics Challenge
The Boston Globe’s Hiawatha Bray spotlighted MIT’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in the Aug. 5 edition of the paper.
“‘We’re in this to win it,’ said Seth Teller, who leads an Atlas programming team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. The intra-state throwdown underscores Massachusetts’ prominence as a center for robotics research. In addition to Boston Dynamics, local firms include Bedford-based iRobot Corp., maker of the popular Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. IRobot also designed a mechanical hand for Atlas,” wrote Bray.
Read the full article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2013/08/04/robot-throwdown-teams-vie-give-atlas-brain/JiD944n0Zyle3L89GrWVCK/story.html.